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Halen Mon Salt launch of book, gin and Tide restaurant

Me sampling the new Jin Mor at Halen Mon

We recently got an invite to Wales most famous salt brand Halen Mon for the launch of not one but three new ventures at the Coastal HQ along Anglesey’s treasured Menai Straights. Normally I would have questioned a 10 hour round trip for a launch event but this was no normal launch party. Having used […]

Tepache Recipe – Mexican Pineapple Beer

Tepache is a Mexican beverage made from fermented pineapple juice. You cut a pineapple, rind and all, as this is where the natural yeasts hide that kicks of the fermentation and add mix it with brown sugar and your choice of spices. The usual suspects are cinnamon, cloves and ginger but you can add whatever […]

Human Food Nutrition Bar Review

I recently got sent a sample box of bars from Human Food to review. I’d not heard of them previously but was keen to see what they did after learning they hailed from the seaside town of Tenby in West Wales. I’ve tried my fair share of energy / protein / meal replacement bars over […]

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The Dead Canary Gin Dinner Review in Cardiff

Negroni at The Dead Canary Cardiff

We were recently invited to the first in a series of gin dinners at Deaths and Entrances, the new bar within The Dead Canary and run by the same team. The new bar opened a few months back and I loved the new flavour driven cocktail menu on the launch weekend. The gin dinner was […]

Ember by John Cook Review at Milk & Sugar – Yr Hen Lyfrgell

55 day aged beef from Cardiff Butcher at Ember

I was sat in a pub in pub in the Pembrokeshire Countryside a few weeks back, sipping on a pint of local ale whilst catching up on some socials. We’d been busy walking around Cardigan all day, then me foolishly braving the March Welsh sea by taking a plunge. I noticed that Milk & Sugar […]

Mikkeller Beer Club Discount Code

Viking Kolsch in Mikkeller Beer Club subscription

On a recent trip to Copenhagen I got to visit not one but two venues owned by Danish Beer stalwarts Mikkeller. They’ve got a few tap rooms dotted around Copenhagen, which we went to too, but we also went to the BBQ based collab with the American 3 Floyds brewery based in the meat packing […]

Gin Judging for The Peoples Drink Awards in London

Masons Gin

After seeing catching a glimpse of newsletter tittle mentioning Gin Judging, whilst scrolling through my 300 odd emails I get every day, I clicked through to find out more. The peoples choice drinks awards were back for a second year, and looking for judges to help crown this year’s favourite. You had to submit an […]

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Cardiff in the sky dinning and cocktail experience in April 2019

Dinner in the sky Brussels

There’s a dinning experience coming to town in April, that is like no other Cardiff has hosted previously. For 5 days from April 10th 2019, some of the best independent food and drink venue’s in Cardiff will be taking to the sky, offering breakfast, afternoon tea, fine dinning and cocktails on a table raised 100ft […]

Höst Copenhagen Restaurant Review

Scallop dish at Host Copenhagen

Apart from Warpigs, we had been living off market food and just grabbing a bite to eat as and when we could since landing in Copenhagen, but I wanted to at least have one experience of Nordic cooking on our 3 day trip. After a bit of googling and a recommendation from a friend we […]

Warpigs BBQ and Brewpub Review – Copenhagen

Warpigs bbq side dishes Copenhagen

I saw Warpigs on a Netflix food show, starring American hip hop star Action Bronson not too long ago and when we booked a trip to Copenhagen I put it on my hit-list of places to visit. I didn’t realise at the time that the venue was a collaboration between one of my favourite Danish […]